Amit Shertzer

Associate
Practice Area: Commercial Litigation

Amit Shertzer is an Associate in MSF’s Commercial Litigation Group, where he serves as a committed proponent for the firm’s clients in proceedings before state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and forums for arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.  Mr. Shertzer brings significant experience representing individuals and companies in a wide range of industries through written and oral advocacy and in crafting strategic responses to complex commercial matters, with an eye toward practical, business-oriented solutions.  He has represented and advised clients in matters involving, among others, breach of contract, business fraud, real estate development rights, misappropriation of trade secrets, partnership disputes, overtime and minimum wage claims, and trademark prosecution and litigation.

Mr. Shertzer was born in Haifa, Israel and is fluent in spoken and written Hebrew.

Education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D. (Cardozo Law Review)

Brandeis University, B.A. (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa)

Admissions

State of New York

State of New Jersey

Southern District of New York

Eastern District of New York

District of New Jersey

Prior Experience

Before joining MSF, Mr. Shertzer served as a law clerk to the Honorable James L. Cott in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  Prior to that, he was an associate with a boutique international firm, where his practice focused on commercial litigation matters and cross-border international disputes.

Involvement

Mr. Shertzer is a member of the New York City Bar Association, where he has previously served as Chair of the New Lawyer Practice & Skills Committee.

Publications

Co-author, Swinging the Door Wide Open to Racier Marks: An Update on the In re Tam Decision, Inside (publication of the New York State Bar Association’s Corporate Counsel Section), Fall 2017, Volume 35, Issue No. 2.

Co-author, Nowhere to Go But Up, NYLitigator (publication of the New York State Bar Association’s Commercial & Federal Litigation Section), Spring 2016, Volume 21, Issue No. 1.

Note, Plaintiff Anonymity During Civil Litigation of Childhood Sexual Abuse Cases, 33 Cardozo L. Rev. 2199 (2012).

 

Knowledge Library